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Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 12:13
UPEI's Concert Choir will present their spring choral presentation 'This Shining Night' on Thursday, April 4 at 7:30 pm in UPEI's Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The audience will be treated to performances by the choir, under interim director Pamela Campbell and special guests-the Summerside Community Choir and Montague Regional High School Choir. Summerside conductor Mark...
Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 06:27
Join the UPEI Alumni Association on Wednesday, March 27, 11:00 am-1:00 pm at W.A. Murphy Student Centre for Countdown to Convocation. Find out more about grad week activities, alumni association benefits, post-graduate studies, scholarships, and more. Pre-order your degree frame for pick-up at convocation, by doing so, you'll receive a 10% discount! Convocation is a time for...
Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 08:13
The UPEI Wind Symphony will perform its final recital of the academic year on Thursday, March 28 at 7:30 pm at UPEI's Dr. Steel Recital Hall. This has been a particularly busy and musically rewarding year for the Wind Symphony with highly successful performances throughout the fall and winter. This recital will feature contemporary works for the modern wind band by American, English, and...
Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 05:20
The Winter's Tales Author Reading Series will feature 13 talented new Island writers, at a public reading on Monday, March 25 at 7:00 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. The writers are participants in a UPEI Department of English creative writing masters class. Presenting their works are Damon Ansems, Christopher Bailey, Michael Conway, Andrea Corder, George Curtis, Angela Deighan...
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 08:23
A student group will screen 'Education Under Fire,' a 30-minute documentary on Monday, March 25 at 7:00 pm in the Don and Marion McDougall Hall, Room 242. Today, thousands in Iran are denied formal university education due to their religious or ideological beliefs. This documentary is a response to that and tells the poignant and compelling story of the Bahá'...
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 07:57
A pair of undergraduate physics students at UPEI were awarded top honours at the 2013 Science Atlantic Physics & Astronomy Conference, held recently at the Université de Moncton. Logan Montgomery won the Science Atlantic Science Communication Award, and Taylor Dunn won the ACEmat Award in Computational Modeling of Materials. Dunn's award is for his project, titled Polymer...
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:01
UPEI students will host the second annual Battle of the Jocks fundraiser on Saturday, March 23. The event showcases varsity athletes competing in hockey, basketball, and soccer games and skills competitions to raise funds for the Children's Wish Foundation (PEI Chapter) and UPEI's Passion for Life Award, an award created to honour Rene Ayangma, a member of the UPEI men's soccer...
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 07:37
UPEI kicked off National Co-operative Education Week today with the signing of an official proclamation by PEI's Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning Allen Roach. National co-op week (March 18-22) is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of Canadian co-op students. The UPEI Co-operative Education program will celebrate the national week by recognizing student work...
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 04:57
Over 70 high school students across the province are taking part in UPEI's first ever open class days being held March 18 and 19. UPEI invited high school students to attend classes, have lunch, tour the university, and experience what a university class is all about. 'This is a great opportunity for students to experience UPEI in the company of friends and classmates,'...
Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 11:16
On Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 pm the UPEI music department will present 'Sing me a Story' featuring third-year soprano students Nadine Haddad and Morgan Wagner with the assistance of Frances McBurnie on piano. The recital will include works by J.S. Bach, Enrique Granados, Henry Purcell, Richard Strauss, Gioacchino Rossini, Antonio Vivaldi, and Hugo Wolf as well as traditional and jazz...

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